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239 S Links Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236-6926
+1 941-706-4740
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good14%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“pork belly” (33 reviews)
American, Seafood, Bar, Pub, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
239 S Links Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236-6926
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

On the face of it this is an unpretentious restaurant to the extent that the sign outside it is to all intents and purposes illegible. We drove past it because from the outside it just looked like an ordinary house on the corner of the...More

Thank Dilemo
Reviewed 6 days ago

In a rustic and charming environment, whether you sit inside or outside you will have a spectacular meal. The brilliant chef specializes in focusing on proteins that are either raised in a morally defensible way or that haven't yet found an appreciative audience. Most of...More

Thank Bruce R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a lovely meal. seated on the front porch in a quaint neighborhood. Started with Mushroom bisque which was fantastic, also had the pork belly which was fair, but a superb mole sauce saved it. Our main courses were the hook/fork which tonight was sword...More

1  Thank bert f
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant has really unique and imaginative menu items. I had the short ribs, super tender and tasty. Others had the swordfish and thought it was great. Staff was friendly, attentive and knowledgeable about the menu. Good wine selection.

Thank e1949
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had not been to Sarasota and Indiginous for a few years. When we could not get a table for Saturday night, we extended our visit until Tuesday when they would again be open. The wait was worth it. Their mushroom bisque is the best...More

Thank RichR
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

This upscale place has inside and outside dining and the chef really knows how to put interesting ingredients together in an attractive and tasty way. Music is a bit loud but if you are with friends you can still be heard. And the food is...More

Thank silvera2
Reviewed 1 February 2018

We have had dinner at Indigenous on several occasions and have never been disappointed. The food is excellent- fresh and local - and the service is excellent. The staff is knowledgeable and friendly. Whether you are from the area or visiting Sarasota, Indigenous is definitely...More

Thank PJ7547
Reviewed 25 January 2018

Indigenous was recommended to us by our fellow ex-Canuk Tracey Freeman, so we reserved a table for last Tuesday evening. It was cool but we sat outside. The staff were very helpful in ensuring we were comfortable by closing canopy drapes and turning on heaters...More

1  Thank Phil_the_Viking
Reviewed 18 January 2018

Four of us shared an unremarkable dinner here recently. Two of us had one of the evening's specials--pan seared grouper served over what appeared to be tomato risotto. The risotto had a strange flavor possibly induced by the roasted paprika over generously added. The fish...More

2  Thank Drfred39
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

I liked the idea of this restaurant with sustainable foods but came away disappointed in many ways. First off the burger (My Uncle's Burger) was dry, they cook two thin patties, and really not great. I asked for mayo to help it out, but there...More

2  Thank markbY4408EQ
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23 May 2017|
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Response from PeterAL10 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don't know if Indigenous offers gift certificates.
23 April 2017|
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Response from 154golfer | Reviewed this property |
sorry, I don't know
14 February 2017|
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Response from Karen J | Reviewed this property |
Yes ask for a table in the wine cottage🍷😎
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 28
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 8:45 pm
5:30 pm - 8:45 pm
5:30 pm - 8:45 pm
5:30 pm - 8:45 pm
5:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 239 S Links Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236-6926
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-706-4740
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Focusing on sustainable seafood and local farms in a beautiful remodeled old Florida cracker cottage, with an amazing outdoor seating area. James Beard Best Chef South Semi Finalist Steve Phelps and his team are focused on creating a better food system.
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